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Saturday, 29 JUN 2002

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Significant rainfall, strong winds, strong wind gusts and abnormally high and low temperatures for this day are given below. Descriptions of significant weather events are added here when time permits and reliable information is available. This is sometimes well after the event!

National weather extremes for today
Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology
Last updated at 19:02 EST on 04/07/02

Quality control note: Data is complete, and has been visually checked by AWN for gross errors. Less obvious errors may remain. See Explanation of Extremes Pages for more information
Records set this day (previous record and years of computerised record shown in brackets):
Lowest daily minimum temperature for June:
Kulgera NT: -4.0 (-3.8, 21)

Todays highest rainfall totals for the 24 hours to 9am. It includes the top 5 totals received, and/or all reported falls of 50mm or more.

50.8 KINGLAKE WEST E Central VIC
42.4 WALLABY CREEK WEIR N Central VIC
39.4 MOUNT GISBORNE W Central VIC
39.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
38.2 KARNET Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
39.0 BICKLEY
38.2 KARNET

VICTORIA
    E Central
50.8 KINGLAKE WEST
    W Central
39.4 MOUNT GISBORNE
    N Central
42.4 WALLABY CREEK WEIR

High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.


WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
PEARCE RAAF
12.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
JANDAKOT AERO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
GINGIN AERO
10.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 10.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
SWANBOURNE
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
BICKLEY
19.4mm in 1 hr 5 min to 00:00 17.9mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.3mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
    SW & S Coast
GARDEN ISLAND HSF
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h

Todays highest & lowest temperatures

Maximum Minimum
32.0 PIRLANGIMPI Darwin-Daly NT
31.7 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
31.4 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
31.4 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
31.3 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands
25.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.1 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.9 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.0 MCCLUER ISLAND Darwin-Daly NT
23.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands
-3.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-7.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-6.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-6.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-6.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

Todays greatest temperature variations from normal

Maximum Minimum
+5.6   23.4 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+5.4   22.8 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+4.8   25.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+4.2   23.0 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+4.0   23.4 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT Murchison WA
+4.0   23.2 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+5.8   12.0 BEVERLEY Gt Southern WA
+5.5   13.6 MOORA Central West WA
+5.3   10.4 WANDERING COMPARISON Gt Southern WA
+5.1   11.2 CORRIGIN Gt Southern WA
+4.9   11.6 PINGELLY Gt Southern WA
-6.8   8.2 QUANDIALLA POST OFFICE SW Slopes N NSW
-6.2   20.6 BRUNETTE DOWNS Barkly NT
-6.1   12.5 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
-6.0   16.0 JERVOIS Alice Springs NT
-6.0   20.1 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
-9.9   -5.5 HORSHAM (POLKEMMETT) Wimmera S VIC
-9.8   -4.0 KULGERA Alice Springs NT
-9.4   -4.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT Alice Springs NT
-9.1   -3.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
-8.6   5.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA

Highest wind gusts above 89km/h or mean wind above 62km/h (gale force). Wind direction and mean windspeed shown in brackets.

MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW: 91 (230/ 70 ) at 06:32
GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW: 96 (220/ 87 ) at 04:01
MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC: 98 (170/ 58 ) at 05:00
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC: 76 (230/ 67 ) at 06:03
KINGFISH A SHIP LOG 206 W Gippsland VIC: 76 (209/ 63 ) at 02:00
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. N Coast TAS: 82 (200/ 67 ) at 02:00
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands : 80 (250/ 69 ) at 03:58

Other extremes

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